Category Archives: Human Rights


As part of their commitment to passenger safety, YRT works with York Regional Police to prevent verbal, physical and sexual harassment of passengers by other passengers. While this is not currently a particular problem in York Region (compared to other Canadian urban regions), the campaign is intended as proactive measure to deter potential abusers, by ensuring them that they will be caught by on-board cops and prosecuted, as well as an invitation to bystanders to be part of the solution.


A new study by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute shows that the “tipping point” of social change is the activation of just 10% of true believers. This is great news for social marketers, especially considering the tools we have to engage networked individuals efficiently through evolving media.

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